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Recap #107: Fear Street Sagas #17: The Raven Woman, A.K.A. “The Sum of Our Incomplete Fears” by on 17 November 2017

Title: Fear Street Sagas #17 – The Raven Woman Author: ??? Cover Artist: Karen Chandler Tagline: Who Will Be Her Prey? Summary: Will The Past Protect Her Or Defeat Her? Terror is sweeping the land and beautiful Meg Fier is swept up in the frenzy. Some blame the approaching American Revolution. Others say it is OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #106: Fear Street #14: The Knife by R. L. Stine by on 15 November 2017

Title: Fear Street #14: The Knife by R. L. Stine Summary: Welcome to Fear Street Don’t listen to the stories they tell you about Fear Street. Wouldn’t you rather explore it yourself…and see if its dark terrors and unexplained mysteries are true? You’re not afraid, are you? Quiet — hospital! Sshh. There are a lot OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #100: Halloween Night 2 by R. L. Stine by on 30 October 2017

Title: Halloween Night 2 by R. L. Stine Summary: Brenda isn’t really looking forward to Halloween this year. After all, it was only twelve months age that her best friend tried to kill her at a Halloween party and she’d rather not be reminded of that. [Wing: I’d rather not be reminded of that recap either.] OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #98: The Forbidden Game #2: The Chase by LJ Smith by on 23 October 2017

The Author: Who uses really oddball descriptions of things, repeatedly. Seriously. What the hell are spaniel eyes? Maybe? I don’t know. But one character, Michael, always has some kind of spaniel eyes going on. And Audrey with her spiky lashes and bangs. The same thing. All the time. And who others the crap out of OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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cover of The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins, has four fingers coming out of dirt with long, sharp silver nails

Recap 96: The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins by on 15 October 2017

Title: The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins Summary: At a Hallowe’en party with very exclusive guests, the disguised play a game of hide and seek in an ancient cemetery as midnight approaches. When someone is killed, all the partygoers can do is suspect each other – unless there is an unknown player. Tagline: Don’t look OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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cover of Song of the Vampire by Carmen Adams, dramatic image of white dude vampire holding a fainting white woman

Recap #82: Song of the Vampire by Carmen Adams by on 23 August 2017

[Wing: OH NO THAT COVER. We’ve come a long way from the fun of The Band.] The Author I stand corrected with now knowing that Adams also wrote THE CLAW, a Point Horror addition that the lovely ladies at The Devil’s Elbow already recapped. I’d never heard of it, but should I stumble across it OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #81 Fear Hall: The Conclusion by R. L. Stine A.K.A. “And You Thought Student Loans Were Scary!” by on 17 August 2017

Title: Fear Hall: The Conclusion (obviously follows Fear Hall: The Beginning) Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Franco Accornero Tagline: “Welcome back to the most terrifying dorm on campus!” Summary: “A Special Message From R.L. Stine” Dear Readers: I hope you’ll join me for the conclusion of Fear Hall. I think it’s one of my scariest finishes OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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cover for Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh, has a window with yellow shutters on the front, looking into a bedroom with a dresser and a clock

Recap #78: Nightmare Hall #3: Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh by on 7 August 2017

Title: Nightmare Hall #3: Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh Summary: The night Robert Q and Darlene meet, the attraction is immediate. The Big Man on Campus uses all his charm to sweep Darlene off her feet – and then dumps her a few weeks later. After all, he’s just playing around. Poor Robert Q. He doesn’t OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Twins by Caroline B. Cooney

Recap #62: Twins by Caroline B. Cooney by on 27 March 2017

Title: Twins by Caroline B. Cooney Summary: Twice the evil. Twins Mary Lee and Madrigal are living double lives – with some shocking secrets Mary Lee and Madrigal are twin sisters, beautiful and deeply attached to each other. Then in high school, Mary Lee and Madrigal’s parents decide to send Mary Lee away to boarding OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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The Boyfriend by R. L. Stine

Recap #54: The Boyfriend by R.L. Stine by on 19 December 2016

Title: The Boyfriend by R.L. Stine Summary: You lie, you die Dex is madly in love with Joanna. He would do anything for her… but she doesn’t care. To her, boys are there to be used and thrown away. After Joanna breaks up with Dex, he does something no other guy has done to her OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Halloween Night I by R. L. Stine

Recap #47: Halloween Night by R. L. Stine by on 31 October 2016

Title: Halloween Night by R. L. Stine Summary: Brenda hates her cousin, Halley, and she’s not the only one. Halley shouldn’t go around stealing other people boyfriends, it could get her into trouble. Big trouble… Brenda is determined to have her revenge – the perfect finale to her Halloween party She’s going to stop Halley’s OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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13 More Tales of Horror

Recap #44: 13 More Tales of Horror Part Three by on 10 October 2016

Title: 13 More Tales of Horror by Various Summary: A terrifying journey into horror – thirteen tales guaranteed to fill you with fear. What are the mysterious creatures stalking the woods at night, and who will be their next prey? A chilling game of cat and mouse! Who is the mysterious party guest in the OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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I.O.U. by Nicholas Adams

Recap #43: I.O.U. by Nicholas Adams by on 19 September 2016

Title: I.O.U. by Nicholas Adams Summary: Haunted by recurring nightmares, high school junior Sharon Anders begins to confuse dreams with reality and is soon plunged into a desperate struggle between good and evil. Tagline: Someone has to pay… Note: As Dove requested, I’ve updated my template, because we now apparently call the Bad Guys Muffin OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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The Surfer by Linda Cargill

Recap #41: The Surfer by Linda Cargill by on 5 September 2016

Title: The Surfer by Linda Cargill Summary: Surf’s up. You’re dead. Jessie has never seen the daring beauty on the surfboard before. The one who gets a thrill out of surfing on the stormy seas. And now it seems Jessie will never know her. The girl disappears beneath the treacherous waves… never to surface again… OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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The Stranger by Caroline B. Cooney

Recap #40: The Stranger by Caroline B Cooney by on 29 August 2016

Dove recaps The Stranger by Caroline B Cooney, which turns out to be an unexpected joy. It is basically Twilight, except the Bella character is not an energy-sucking void, and the Edward character is cursed with an *actual curse*, rather than “tragically attractive and awfully good at everything he does”.

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The Snowman by R. L. Stine

Recap #37: The Snowman by R. L. Stine by on 8 August 2016

Title: The Snowman by R. L. Stine Summary: Poor little rich girl… Coveting her money, Heather’s uncle/guardian hates her and makes her life miserable. Heather sometimes cannot help wishing her uncle dead. But when Heather’s uncle really does die, her new boyfriend tells Heather that he killed her uncle… for her. Tagline: A cold-blooded killer. OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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The Stalker by Carol Ellis

Recap #34: The Stalker by Carol Ellis by on 18 July 2016

Dove recaps The Stalker by Carol Ellis, which feels like a paint-by-numbers Point Horror. Bad things happen to a nice girl. Business as usual.

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Home Before Dark by Beverley Hastings

Recap #31: Home Before Dark by Beverly Hastings by on 20 June 2016

Title: Home Before Dark by Beverly Hastings Summary: HURRY HOME… “This isn’t the way to my house,” she said, with uncertainty in her voice. “Yes, it is,” he reassured her. Already his heart was thumping a little faster in anticipation. “It’s getting late,” she told him. “I’m supposed to be home before dark.” She felt his OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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The Baby-Sitter III by R. L. Stine

Recap #28: The Baby-Sitter III by R.L. Stine by on 25 January 2016

Title: The Baby-Sitter III by R. L. Stine Summary: The third in R L Stine’s terrifying BABY-SITTER trilogy Bad Company… Jenny is desperate to forget Mr Hagen – the maniac who terrorized baby-sitters, including her. Even when she goes to stay with her cousin Debra for the summer, she is still plagued by the same OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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13 Tales of Horror

Recap #25: 13 Tales of Horror Part Three by on 28 December 2015

Title: 13 Tales of Horror edited by T Pines Summary: Can you face your worst nightmare? These thirteen horror stories guarantee to chill you to the bone. Read about the mysterious Black Walker and discover his grim secret. Shiver in fevered anticipation as Mark enters the House of Horrors, perhaps for the last time… And uncover the truth of OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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